Martin S Kluger PhD

Research Scientist in Immunobiology

Departments & Organizations

Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program


Research Interests

Sepsis; Vascular Hyperpermeability (leak); Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF); Interleukin-1 (IL-1); Claudin-5; Microvascular Endothelial Cells; NF-κB signaling more...


  • Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1994

Selected Publications

  • Chang, W.G., Andrejecsk, J.W., Kluger, M. S., Saltzman, W.M., and Pober, J.S. Endothelial Cells Elicit Pro- and Anti-Angiogenic Signals from Pericytes. 2013. Cardiovascular Research 100(3):492-500 PMID 24042014
  • Waters, J.P., Kluger, M.S., Graham, M. Chang, W.G., and Pober, J.S. In vitro assembly of human pericyte-supported endothelial microvessels in three-dimensional co-culture: a simple model for interrogating endothelial:pericyte interactions. 2013. Journal of Vascular Research 50(4):324-331 PMID: 23860328
  • *Kluger MS, Clark PR, Tellides G, Gerke V, Pober JS. Claudin-5 Controls Intercellular Barriers of Human Dermal Microvascular but not Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells. 2013. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology 33:489-500. Click to view: Access the recommendation on F1000Prime



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